2 February 2021 This week, three further coronavirus vaccination centres are due to be launched in Shropshire and Telford & Wrekin at three sporting locations. Vaccination centres at Ludlow Racecourse and AFC Telford United (delivered by Wellington Pharmacy) open today (Tuesday 2 February), and Shrewsbury Indoor Bowling Centre, Sundorne Road, Shrewsbury later this week. The three vaccination centres will be [...]
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Nurse urges the public to “trust their NHS” as she proudly vaccinates her Healthcare Assistant nephew
1 February 2021 The following information is from our partners at The Robert HJones and Agnes Hunt Orthopaedic Hospital (RJAH) A proud Shropshire nurse has spoken of her joy at being able to give a first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine to her Healthcare Assistant nephew. Rebecca Warren with her nephew Sam Hand Rebecca Warren is Clinical Lead [...]
28 January 2021 Today the new large COVID-19 vaccination centre at Telford International Centre and five GP-led vaccination services across Shropshire and Telford & Wrekin have started delivering COVID-19 vaccinations to the public, offering further local support in the battle against coronavirus. The first people booked in are those at the highest risk of COVID-19 – those over the age [...]
Runners who struck up friendship after recovering from cardiac arrests make donations to Cardiology Team
27 January 2021 Two runners who struck up a friendship after each recovering from a cardiac arrest have made donations to the Cardiology Team at The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust (SaTH) to thank them for the treatment they received. Martyn Bidgood Peter Corr said the staff at the Coronary Care Unit (CCU) at the Princess Royal [...]
12 January 2021 The following information is from our partners at Shropshire and Telford & Wrekin Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCGs) NHS Shropshire and NHS Telford & Wrekin Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCGs) want to improve blood taking (phlebotomy) services for all patients and would like to gather the views of local people in the area. A new patient experience survey has [...]
11 January 2021 The following information is from the NHS COVID-19 Vaccination Service The NHS has this weekend announced the opening of seven large vaccination centres throughout England. The centres are capable of delivering thousands of the life-saving jabs each week and provide an additional option to the local sites across Shropshire and Telford & Wrekin. As with all vaccination [...]
5 January 2021 The NHS vaccination programme is under way in Shropshire and Telford & Wrekin as part of the national rollout. The NHS will contact people in the priority groups when it is their turn to receive the vaccine. People are being called forward who meet the criteria based on the Joint Committee on Vaccination and Immunisation’s recommendations. Vaccination [...]
22 December 2020 People across Shropshire and Telford & Wrekin are being urged to be a part of history – by applying for roles in the county’s COVID-19 Vaccination Service. Hubs are already up and running in Shrewsbury and Bridgnorth, with more due online in other areas of the county in the next few days and weeks. Vaccination represents the [...]
21 December 2020 The following information is from our colleagues at Shropshire and Telford & Wrekin Clinical Commissioning Group (CCGs) A patient with a breathing condition has shared her personal experience of having an operation at the Princess Royal Hospital (PRH) during the COVID-19 pandemic. She told health leaders at Shropshire and Telford & Wrekin Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCGs) that [...]
18 December 2020 The following message is from our partners at Shropshire and Telford & Wrekin Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCGs) and Shropshire Community Health Trust. A new service has been launched for patients with Long COVIDin a joint project by Shropshire and Telford & Wrekin Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCGs) and Shropshire Community Health NHS Trust. It aims to provide help [...]